Ben Railton to Present Visiting Scholar Lecture November 15


This year’s Visiting Scholar Lecture will be held next month when the English Department welcomes Ben Railton, Professor of English and American Studies, Fitchburg State University, who will present a talk entitled “We the People: The 500-Year Battle Over Who Is American.”

Friday, November 15
3:00-4:30 PM
Free and open to the public
Carondelet Symposium
Lally Building, Third Floor
The College of Saint Rose
1009 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
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Ben Railton is Professor of English Studies and Coordinator of American Studies at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. He writes the daily AmericanStudies public scholarly blog, is a prolific public scholarly Tweeter with more than 38680 followers, and is a frequent contributor to websites such as HuffPost, Talking Points Memo, We’re History, the Washington Post’s Made by History blog, and the Saturday Evening Post, for which he has written a biweekly online column since January 2018. Ben Railton is Professor of English Studies and Coordinator of American Studies at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. Dr. Railton’s most recent book is We the People: The 500-Year Battle Over Who Is American (Rowan & Littlefield 2019).

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